Six people have been injured after a Muslim terrorist deliberately ploughed a car into a group of people while shouting ‘allahu akbar’ outside a nightclub in the port town of Cuxhaven, west of Hamburg.
The terror attack happened Sunday morning.
The 29-year-old driver, a Muslim ‘refugee’ from Syria, was taken in for questioning after being neutralized by passersby.
In a statement, Cuxhaven police said: ‘Around 7.30am, the control center of the police reported a traffic accident in the Bahnhofstrasse in Cuxhaven, with several injured persons.
‘A 29-year-old car driver from Cuxhaven drove along Bahnhofstrasse in the direction of Kämmererplatz. They said the driver ran over ‘several pedestrians out of an unexplained cause’. The 29-year-old is said to have been under the influence of alcohol,’ the statement continued.
‘The investigation has already started. Further information on the causer and the victims is currently not available. The people injured by the accident were hospitalized.
‘The driver of the car was first taken to the police station for further clarification.
‘There are first indications that the driver should have consciously hit the passers-by.
‘The police investigation was started and continues.’